This years summit will focus on the role media plays in promoting climate action and highlight United Nations campaigns that have spanned the world and reached over 1 billion people in 140+ countries.
NEW YORK, USA, October 28th, 2021. PVBLIC Foundation, along with the United Nations Office for Partnerships and the United Nations Development Program will convene the 2021 SDG Media Summit to emphasize the role that media plays in promoting action on climate change, ending the pandemic, and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
The 2021 SDG Media Summit will bring the global media impact community back together after a difficult time to engage on the most pressing sustainability issues, activate solutions, and celebrate projects and partnerships that are having an impact.
“The 2021 SDG Media Summit is an important opportunity to convene and share solutions that will help all of us keep the promise of the Sustainable Development Goals. The SDGs are a kaleidoscope of hope—17 goals that can be mixed and matched to help us realize a more inclusive, just and green world,” - Annemarie Hou, Acting Executive Director, UN Office for Partnerships & Senior Communications Advisor, Office of the Secretary-General.
Organized by the United Nations Office for Partnerships and PVBLIC Foundation since 2014, the summit is an invitation only event that showcases innovative social campaigns and movements through keynotes, interviews, case studies and roundtables and provides a unique opportunity for delegates to engage and learn from the brightest minds in media and build lasting partnerships that further social progress.
“We are excited to be back with the SDG Media Summit this year. We are living through a challenging time in human history but there is a climate for change, an opportunity to create a more sustainable future. We are grateful to all our SDG Media Summit partners and collaborators who are working together to make this future a reality,” -Sergio Fernández de Córdova, Executive Chairman of PVBLIC Foundation.
More than 200 representatives of leading media companies, advertising firms and creative agencies with high level United Nations representatives and communication experts are expected to attend and be part of this event.
The 2021 SDG Media Summit is officially powered by EarthX, the international, nonprofit environmental forum whose purpose is to educate and inspire people to action towards a more sustainable future. Its 24/7 environmental network, EarthxTV, broadcasts original series and inclusive partner content that informs, inspires, and creates impact.
Microsoft and Majic Wheels Corp are official partners, organizing discussion sessions around the digital divide and how to accelerate action on the SDGs through data and technology, respectively.
The virtual event will broadcast live on November 5th at 1:30pm ET. Register for the event and learn more about the panelists, speakers, and agenda here